A man stands next to a tiled fireplace where a house once stood in Hiroshima, Japan. File photo: AP A man stands next to a tiled fireplace where a house once stood in Hiroshima, Japan. File photo: AP
A man stands next to a tiled fireplace where a house once stood in Hiroshima, Japan. File photo: AP

Jawbone reveals how much radiation Hiroshima atomic bomb victims absorbed

With the help of two Japanese scientists in Hiroshima, Brazilian physicist Sérgio Mascarenhas obtained several samples of victims’ bones, including a jawbone that belonged to a person who was less than a mile away from ground zero 

Topic |   Legacy of war in Asia
A man stands next to a tiled fireplace where a house once stood in Hiroshima, Japan. File photo: AP A man stands next to a tiled fireplace where a house once stood in Hiroshima, Japan. File photo: AP
A man stands next to a tiled fireplace where a house once stood in Hiroshima, Japan. File photo: AP
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